AudioFile - Find your next great audiobook
Get our Newsletter

TEACH LIKE YOUR HAIR'S ON FIRE The Methods and Madness Inside Room 56

by | Read by James Yaegashi

Contemporary Culture • 7.75 hrs. • Unabridged • © 2007

In the midst of an enthusiastic science lesson, teacher Rafe Esquith was wowed by his students' excited response until he realized what they were reacting to--his hair had caught on fire! Esquith has taught fifth-graders at Hobart Elementary in central Los Angeles for 25 years. He's outraged by the current testing crazes and worried about the stresses of society upon his students. Here he shares the basics on what makes his classroom work. His focuses are the development of passion for academic subjects and living kindly. This practical how-to book is a guide for new teachers and a revitalizer for frustrated professionals. James Yaegashi's performance is full of the zest that has won Esquith accolades from fans as diverse as Oprah Winfrey and the Dalai Lama. S.W. © AudioFile 2008, Portland, Maine [Published: FEB/ MAR 08]



Library Ed. • Recorded Books • 2007

CS ISBN 978-1-4281-5607-4 $67.75 • Seven cassettes

CD ISBN 978-1-4281-5609-8 $77.75 • Seven CDs

DD ISBN $29.37

Get our Newsletter
Connect with AudioFile

AudioFile Newsletter

Sign up to receive FREE email newsletters from AudioFile. Get audiobook recommendations and reviews straight to your inbox.


Thank you for signing up.



Thank you for contacting us!

Our group will review and follow up within 72 hours.
Thanks for your interest!

Back Home ×